SJ-21 (Er Men) Ear Gate
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SJ-21 (Er Men) Ear Gate

Acupuncture Points on the San Jiao Channel of Hand Shao Yang

Actions:

  • Benefits the ears
  • Clears heat

Indications:

  • Tinnitus, deafness, otorrhea, toothache, stiffness of the lip.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: In the depression anterior to the supratragic notch and slightly superior to the condyloid process of the mandible.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: In the depression anterior to the supratragic notch and behind the posterior border of the condyloid process of the mandible. The point is located with the mouth open.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.